Science Square Tsukuba

Science Square Tsukuba is based on the concept of "Come and Feel the Future!".
We have a number of electronic display panels and corners where you can interact with the exhibits. You will be able to get a feeling for the research and development going on at AIST.



Science Communication Office, Public Relations Department, AIST
Central 2, 1-1-1 Umezono, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8568 Japan

[train]JR Joban Line - get off at Arakawaoki - Namiki 2-chome, Kanto Bus (adout 20 minutes) - 5 minutes on foot
Tsukuba Express Line - get off at Tsukuba, Tsukuba Center - Namiki 2-chome, Kanto Bus (about 10 minutes) - 5 minutes on foot
[Highway Bus]Yaesu South Exit, Tokyo Station - Namiki 2-chome by Highway Bus for Tsukuba Center (about 60 minutes) - 5miniutes on foot


Admission fee Free
Working days and hours Tuesday to Sunday between 9:30AM to 5PM
Closings Mondays (or Tuesdays when a national holiday falls on a Monday) and Dec.28 - Jan.4
Visitor capacity
Time required for a tour Free guided tours (approx. 50 min.)are scheduled as follows.

With on-site reservation( 11:00 | 16:00 )
With pre-reservation ( 10:00 | 13:00 | 14:00 | 15:00 )

Plese make on-site reservations at the infomation counter 5 min.before the tour.
Plese make pre-reservations by telephone, e-mail etc.
Language Japanese and English
Reservation Required
Other conditions Reservations are necessary for a group of 10 or more persons.
- Handle exhibits and equipment carefully.
- Follow the guide's instructions during the tour.
- No eating or drinking is allowed in Science Square Tsukuba.
- We do not accept visitors under the influence of alcohol.
- No smoking is allowed at AIST Tsukuba except for designated areas.


Tel: 029-862-6215